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Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal

Egypt has announced a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas that is set to begin at 7pm UK time. The announcement was made by the Egyptian foreign minister in Cairo alongside US Secretary if State Hillary Clinton.

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Egyptian PM: We have to stop the aggression

Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil and senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh wave to people in Gaza City. Credit: REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

The Egyptian Prime Minister says: "We cannot allow the tragedy I have seen in Gaza to continue. "We have to stop the aggression."

He is now due to visit the family of slain Hamas military leader Ahmed al Jabari.

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